Okay, I realize this play isn’t that nice. I mean, it’s okay and all but the only thing it really has in common with Dr. J’s obscene highlight is that it’s a reverse layup.
The real reason I gave this play top status as Highlight Reel of the Day is because it’s an excuse to write about Walker in Las Vegas. Despite not having stats that would blow you away (14 points in each of the Knicks’ first two games), the man’s lookin’ good. As in, his body is looking good. As in, pause. As in, maybe trading Nate Robinson away for House, Walker and Giddens wasn’t such a great idea after all. As in, what the hell am I still doing saying “as in” before every sentence?
Here are a couple tweets about Walker in Vegas:
Gary Washburn, Boston Globe – “Bill Walker has definitely been working on his body the past few months and don’t be surprised if Knicks give him big minutes.”
Chris Mannix, SI – “Billy Walker looking more and more like a keeper for New York next season. Looks very strong out there, more confident too.”
But hey, at least J.R. Giddens still sucks!